Partners in FTD Care #28: I’m Only Trying to Help — Approaches to Resistant Behavior in the Home



In FTD, resistant behaviors occur when the person diagnosed opposes the efforts of a caregiver to help them with activities of daily living. Such resistance is not intentional, as persons diagnosed often cannot control their behaviors. In this case study, Kai G., who is living with FTD, continually displays resistant behaviors, constraining his wife’s ability to provide him with the care he needs.

Issue #28: Spring 2020: I’m Only Trying to Help — Approaches to Resistant Behavior in the Home